Government approves sale of Chelsea

“Last night the government issued a license authorizing the sale of Chelsea FC,” the minister said on Twitter, “We are confident that the proceeds of the sale will not benefit Roman Abramovich or other sanctioned persons. Due to his relationship with the Kremlin. for .

“I want to thank everyone, especially the officials, who have worked tirelessly to run the club and protect the fans and the wider football community to enable this sale,” Doris said.

The Premier League on Tuesday approved the acquisition of Chelsea Football Club by a conglomerate led by American businessman Todd Boehley, co-owner of the Los Angeles Dodgers.

The consortium made a £4.25 billion proposal to acquire the London club on 7 May.

The consortium is led by Boehly, but Clearlake Capital, a California-based private equity firm, is expected to own the majority of Chelsea shares. Other investors include American billionaire Mark Walter, co-owner of the Los Angeles Dodgers, and Swiss billionaire Hansjörg Wies.

This season, the Blues reached the finals of the FA Cup and League Cup, only to lose to Liverpool. Third in the Premier League, the club qualified for the next Champions League.

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